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PBS
Sep 2, 2010 5:30pm PDT
use it as directed and expect to be respected ♪ - ♪ just turn it on, and you will see ♪ ♪ that you belong in the company! ♪ - feel the power! feel the power! - ♪ oh, feel the power! - feel the power, yo! and plug it in! - ♪ plug it in, everybody! - feel the power! electric company! - ♪ electric company! ♪ electric company! ♪ electric company! - electric company! - i've lost my appetite. - aw, you finished. good boy! - mm! ha! - um, do you really have to wag like that? - i can't help it. when i get happy, i wag. deal with it. - wagging is a basic canine instinct. it's what dogs naturally do. you can't help your instincts. - ok. here's the thing. um, my brother, he's not a dog. he's a person, a human. - but i feel like a dog. ever since that weird lady came up to me and she asked me for the time. see? wait. it's sigmund! it was annie's uncle. he hypnotized me! - wait, wait. so, annie's behind this? - ruff! - what is it, boy? - ruff! [sniffing] i smell something. - oh, the canine sense of smell is really strong. they can pick up a scent from far away. - what scent? what do
PBS
Sep 3, 2010 7:00pm EDT
much of a challenge it's been for us. >> reporter: experts in manufacturing, like jerry jasinowski, aren't surprised. he estimates one fifth of the nation's unemployment problem is structural, meaning there's a mismatch between what people can do and what the economy needs them to do. >> all of this talk about short- term stimulus, even with the good ideas that are sometimes laid out, misses the point that there is not a short-term fix to this high unemployment problem. we are in a new slower growth economy with higher unemployment, and we are going to have to invest a lot more in skill training. >> reporter: but greenblatt's strategy is to keep costs low, move fast and deliver high quality. that's how he beats china. to do that, he says, he needs workers right now. so why don't you just train them, isn't that the solution? >> : that's a good strategy, the problem is that we're lean. and when you're lean, you don't have a lot of people who are around who have free time to train. >> reporter: other employers we spoke with say some jobs are hard to fill, but for different reasons. so
PBS
Sep 2, 2010 7:00pm PDT
us. ben bernanke said today it's a myth that lehman brothers could have been saved, perhaps preventing the financial crisis. susie, the fed chairman also says he's partly to blame for creating that myth. >> susie: tom, bernanke was the star witness on capitol hill today, answering questions from the financial crisis inquiry commission. the committee was commissioned by congress to figure out why lehman failed, and to answer the bigger question of what caused the financial crisis. >> tom: bernanke's testimony was a look at the lessons learned from the crisis and a look at how to prevent another one in the future. darren gersh reports. >> reporter: speaking to the financial crisis inquiry commission, federal reserve chairman ben bernanke admitted he thought lehman brothers was not merely facing a cash crunch when it failed. he thought the firm was very likely insolvent, a fancy way of saying it couldn't pay its debts. but in 2008, bernanke chose not to share that thought with congress. >> it was a judgment at that moment, with the system in tremendous stress and with other fin
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